Philip Gerald: how to be a artist

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Philip Gerald, Untitled, 2021, Acrylic on canvas, 150 x 120 cm. Courtesy the artist and PUBLIC Gallery

๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ what if i told u that u donโ€™t need to know anything ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ฏ and u donโ€™t even need to be good at art to make money as a artist? ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿ†๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ฐu might think something like โ€˜wait what? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ’ชโšฐ๏ธ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿคthats impossible u need to be very intelligent ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ‘…๐Ÿ‘„and erect to be a artist?โ€™ ๐Ÿฅต๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿคก well not anymore softies ๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ’ƒ bcause in my solo show โ€˜how to be a artistโ€™ ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฅโญ๏ธ u will learn 3 things definitely ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿคก and maybe more depending on how much effort i put in ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’ช these things are 1. i will EXPLAIN to u what u should be painting ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ฆ so u donโ€™t have to EXPLAIN to ppl why ur always crying ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿฅบ 2. i will BREAKDOWN the myth of successful artist ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿคผโ€โ™‚๏ธ so u donโ€™t BREAKDOWN mentally again ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃโšฐ๏ธ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿ’†3. i will show u HOW easy it is to make money & art ๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿคฎ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ’ฏso u donโ€™t have to EXPLAIN to ppl why ur always crying ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿคก this really is a one of a kind show ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ†never been done before๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ’ฆ this is the new meta of art ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿง  there is no ego here ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ”โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ’Ži will calmly demonstrate with explosive humility ๐ŸŒ‹๐ŸŒ‹and satanic grace๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿคก๐Ÿคช exactly how to successfully sell out a show ๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿค‘and make loads of money ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž friends ๐Ÿคผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿคก๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ช and become somewhat of a โ€˜god on earthโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜ฒโ›ช๏ธโ›ช๏ธ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ™or โ€˜a second jesus but about art and not magic tricksโ€™ so to speak ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚before u say anything ๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿคซ let me say, this is not even in the slightest bit delusional ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜… and is, contrary to what the therapists ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿงwho refused to give me their seal of approval said ๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ a great and realistic idea that definitely doesnt โŒโŒ in no way ๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™€๏ธ perpetuate any unhealthy inflated sense of self i definitely donโ€™t have ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ†๐Ÿค‘ art fans, this is not for my benefit but for the benefit of u ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚look, no artist is too bad ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ฏ too dumb ๐Ÿคก๐Ÿคก or too much of a dead husk ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚โšฐ๏ธ๐Ÿšฌ๐Ÿ”ฎcontaining a tormented soul ๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ˜…desperate for the warmth of money ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ”ฅto be saved by this ground breaking method that will be demonstrated by me ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ…๐ŸŒŽโœจin my guaranteed to sell out show ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿค‘ โ€˜how to be a artistโ€™ ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ”ฎโœจ

โ€Žโ€Žโ€โ€โ€ŽPUBLIC Gallery is pleased to present how to be a artist, the debut UK solo exhibition of Dublin-based artist Philip Gerald. Alongside a series of new paintings, Gerald provides the viewer with a step by step โ€˜masterclassโ€™ in the form of video and written lessons displayed throughout the exhibition, sharing deep insights and a wealth of information for those looking to emulate his successful career.

Philip Geraldย (b. 1992, Dublin, Ireland) lives and works in Dublin. Recent exhibitions includeย Henri Matisse a Cool Guy, Tuesday to Friday, Valencia, Spain (2020);ย Strangers in Strangers Lifes, Marquee Projects, Bellport, USA (2020);ย Art Is Where The Heart Is Vol.5, Galerie Droste, Paris (2019) andย Post Digital Pop, The Garage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2019).